Red Buckeye Trees: Tips On Caring For Dwarf Red Buckeyes

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Red Buckeye Trees: Tips On Caring For Dwarf Red Buckeyes

By Mary Ellen Ellis Dwarf red buckeye trees are really more like shrubs, but no matter how you describe it, this is a nice, compact form of the buckeye tree that produces the same interesting leaves and upright spikes of spring flowers. Planting and caring for these shrubs is not difficult and can add a great anchor to your garden. Humilis Buckeye Info Aesculus pavia ‘Humilis’ is a dwarf form of the red buckeye tree. The red buckeye is a true tree, but a small one that grows to about 15 to 20 feet (4.5 to 6 m.) tall when cultivated, a little taller in the wild. This tree is most desirable for the showy spikes of deep red flowers it produces in the spring. Not only do they add color to the garden, but they also attract hummingbirds. The ‘Humilis’ cultivar is a dwarf version of this tree and

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